What is lens 'character'?

Started Apr 9, 2012 | Discussions thread
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marco1974 Senior Member • Posts: 1,661
Re: My theory at the moment is...

Riccardo Polini wrote:

Increasing pixel density is equivalent to reduce grain size (and ISO) of a film emulsion. This doesn't imply that, if I use a 25 ISO film in a Nikon F5, I obtain the same pictorial results as using an Hasselblad with 100 ISO film. The picture produced by Hasselblad will have its own "character"

So true. Problem is, many people here have no background whatsoever in film photography.


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